Category Archives: News

Certificate of Merit for Team Member

Congratulations to provisional team member James Gooding on receiving his Certificate of Merit from the Superintendant of Cumbria Constabulary. The importance of timely CPR should never be underestimated.

Wheels appeal update

We would like to thank Don Shore, a founder member of the Kendal based “bootboys” walking group. Don, decided that to celebrate his 70th birthday he would organise a fundrasing walk with his group and with monies raised donated to the team. He visited our base and handed over a cheque to Team leader Dave… Continue Reading

Wheels Appeal 2017

The team are launching our “Wheels Appeal 2017”. We are in the process of fundraising for a new control vehicle to replace our current Mobile 2. The new vehicle will be designed to meet the changes in technology and how we, as a team, can adapt our role within Mountain Rescue to assist the Emergency… Continue Reading

Kentmere Trail Race

Today we provided marshals and team support at the Kentmere Trail race. A big congratulations to all the runners who took part, the team really appreciated your “thankyous” as you ran past their marshalling posts. Continue Reading

Sad news

It is with great sadness that, on Sunday evening, we received the news that former team member Rod Muncey had lost his battle with Prostrate Cancer. Rod had returned to his native west country just over two years ago to care for his parents when he was diagnosed. Prior to leaving Kendal his devotion and… Continue Reading

Visit to Grayrigg School

Team members Tony and Kath visited Grayrigg primary school to talk to the Oaks classes (years 3-6) about the Grayrigg Train Crash. Tony (who was yet to join the team, but lives in the village) spoke about how the incident effected Grayrigg whilst Kath spoke about her involvement on the night as part of Kendal… Continue Reading

10 Years on From Grayrigg

10 Years on From Grayrigg

10 years ago today and the village of Grayrigg and its surrounding area became the centre of world media attention after the Virgin train crash. Kendal Mountain Rescue Team are proud of the contribution made by team members past and present during this incident. Continue Reading

Satellite Internet Has Arrived

Satellite Internet Has Arrived

Our latest team investment has arrived and yesterday members from the comms group went to one of our area blackspots in Kentmere to get familiar with the system. In driving wind, rain and snow we managed to establish a wifi link and initiate MR map and Sarcall. We also managed to skype with crystal clear… Continue Reading

Team Visits Salewa

Team Visits Salewa

Yesterday, some team members took up the kind invitation from Salewa and their rep Angus to cast an eye over some of their latest products and enjoy some coffee with homemade cakes. Continue Reading

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